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Sloth Sloth, n. [OE. slouthe, sleuthe, AS. sl?w?, fr. sl[=a]w slow. See Slow.] 1. Slowness; tardiness. These cardinals trifle with me; I abhor This dilatory sloth and tricks of Rome. --Shak. 2. Disinclination to action or labor; sluggishness; laziness; idleness. [They] change their course to pleasure, ease, and sloth. --Milton. Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears. --Franklin. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of arboreal edentates constituting the family Bradypodid[ae], and the suborder Tardigrada. They have long exserted limbs and long prehensile claws. Both jaws are furnished with teeth (see Illust. of Edentata), and the ears and tail are rudimentary. They inhabit South and Central America and Mexico. Note: The three-toed sloths belong to the genera Bradypus and Arctopithecus, of which several species have been described. They have three toes on each foot. The best-known species are collared sloth (Bradypus tridactylus), and the ai (Arctopitheus ai). The two-toed sloths, consisting the genus Cholopus, have two toes on each fore foot and three on each hind foot. The best-known is the unau (Cholopus didactylus) of South America. See Unau. Another species (C. Hoffmanni) inhabits Central America. Various large extinct terrestrial edentates, such as Megatherium and Mylodon, are often called sloths. Australian, or Native sloth (Zo["o]l.), the koala. Sloth animalcule (Zo["o]l.), a tardigrade. Sloth bear (Zo["o]l.), a black or brown long-haired bear (Melursus ursinus, or labiatus), native of India and Ceylon; -- called also aswail, labiated bear, and jungle bear. It is easily tamed and can be taught many tricks. Sloth monkey (Zo["o]l.), a loris.

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- Pseudophilautus hoffmanni, known as Hoffman's Shrub Frog, is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae. It is endemic to Sri Lanka and only known...
- in order of succession M. ivoensis, M. missouriensis, and M. maximus-hoffmanni. However, Russell used an early method of phylogenetics and did not use...
- Astyliasula hoffmanni is a species of praying mantis in the family Hymenopodidae. List of mantis genera and species Hestiasula Tree of Life Web Project...
- doi:10.1644/10-MAMM-A-086.1. Plese, T.; Chiarello, A. (2014). "Choloepus hoffmanni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014: e.T4778A47439751. doi:10...
- hoffmanni is a moth in the family Erebidae. It was described by William Schaus in 1933. It is found in Brazil. Savela, Markku. "Sutonocrea hoffmanni (Schaus...
- Play media Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni), also known as the northern two-toed sloth is a species of sloth from Central and South America...
- Toxabramis hoffmanni is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Toxabramis. It is found in Guangxi, China. Devi, R. & Boguskaya, N. (2009). "Toxabramis...
- Megacyllene hoffmanni is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Laporte and Gory in 1835. Bezark, Larry G. A Photographic...
- Ceratomia hoffmanni is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from Mexico. "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org...
- Bacchisa hoffmanni is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Gressitt in 1939. It is known from China. BioLib.cz - Bacchisa...